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Clozapine blood tests can be reduced after two years

Blood test credit Nguyen Hiep

Research from the University of Queensland, supported closely by experts at the University of Adelaide, has shown that people using antipsychotic drug clozapine may not need regular blood monitoring after two years.

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SQUAD leader to take scholarship to Singapore

University of Adelaide student and New Colombo Plan participant Preshaan Thavarajah

A third-year University of Adelaide mathematical and computer sciences student will continue his studies in Singapore in 2024, as part of the New Colombo Plan (NCP) international scholarship program.

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Undergraduate places support nuclear-powered future

Goodman cres

The University of Adelaide has today, Wednesday 29 November, received Federal Government commitment to fund the training of hundreds more domestic undergraduate students to join the defence workforce of the future.

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Grants to catalyse a better health system

Students at the University of Adelaide's North Terrace campus

Two University of Adelaide projects aiming to better utilise artificial intelligence in healthcare and improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health and wellbeing outcomes have been awarded funding.

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New therapy target to shut down multiple myeloma’s ability to survive and thrive

Image of multiple myeloma from under a microscope.

New research from the University of Adelaide and SAHMRI has uncovered a potential new treatment for multiple myeloma that inhibits tumour growth and could have the potential to delay or even prevent relapse.

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Demography not policy may dictate which SA job sectors grow

Carer

Latest research suggests that South Australia’s healthcare sector may experience the biggest growth in employment in the state, in the near future. The demand for people in this sector will create problems for others sectors such as defence that will be competing for scarce skilled labour.

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Funding for earlier detection of cerebral palsy

Jozef Gecz and Clare van Eyk

Earlier detection of cerebral palsy (CP) in children could soon be made possible, with the University of Adelaide receiving more than $2.9 million to develop a better test for the condition.

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A stronger core for better plant breeding

Wheat Harvest

A new software tool with enhanced genome-sequencing powers has been developed by the University of Adelaide, increasing the speed and accuracy at which researchers can improve plants through breeding.

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Perfecting the performance of nerve implants

sciatic nerve

Researchers are extending their understanding of the effectiveness of electrical fields that are increasingly being used in implants to stimulate and repair damaged nerves. Effective nerve stimulation is the key to helping alleviate debilitating conditions such as sciatica.

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University of Adelaide experts awarded top honours

Professor Helen Marshall

World-renowned University of Adelaide medical expert Professor Helen Marshall AM has been named the SA Scientist of the Year, alongside experts who have been recognised for excellence in their chosen fields.

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